The decades long battle against terrorism has changed the way people think about their personal security and the freedoms they enjoy. St. Francis College Professor Yassin El-Ayouty tackled this question and the compromises we face with an expert laden panel for the event, Civil Rights Versus National Security, Exploring the Tension Between These Two National Values in a Globalized Environment of Insecurity held October 7 at St. Francis.
A week-long celebration of the Franciscan spirit concluded Saturday, October 4 with a collection of St. Francis College students volunteering to arrange floral decoration for senior citizen shut-ins around Brooklyn. The flowers were donated through a partnership with the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and elderly service organization, Heights and Hills.
As St. Francis College students settled in to their new routines for the fall 2014 semester they all heard some good news about the college; U.S.News & World Report has once again ranked St. Francis as a Top Regional College in the North.
With a snowboarding gold medal in sight, Kevin Pearce suffered a traumatic brain injury after a gruesome fall and began a never-ending fight to recover. He comes to St. Francis College Tuesday, September 23 at 11:10 in the College's Founders Hall to share his story as well as a documentary on his struggle, The Crash Reel.